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Tablet

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Object Number:29-96-461
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Japanese
Buddhist
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Lacquer
Technique:Lacquered
Carved
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Height: 24.5 cm
Width: 10.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Wooden tablet (ihai, 位牌) from Buddhist temple which is lacquered black and carved with blue painted line. Japanese lettering on the back and front in two parts.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Japan Gallery (21 Oct 2012 - 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition (12 Dec 1985 - 21 Oct 2012) View Objects in Exhibition

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